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    Official: Azerbaijan, Ukraine actively cooperate, exchange experience in military sector
    May01

    Official: Azerbaijan, Ukraine actively cooperate, exchange experience in military sector

    The Defense Ministries of Ukraine and Azerbaijan actively cooperate and exchange experience, Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine Igor Pavlovsky told Report on May 1. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine clings to nuclear power despite Chernobyl trauma
    May01

    Ukraine clings to nuclear power despite Chernobyl trauma

    KIEV: Ukraine is still suffering from the trauma of the world’s worst civil nuclear accident at Chernobyl but has nonetheless turned the hazardous fuel into the backbone of its energy portfolio. The crisis-torn country now uses atomic power for more than half of its electricity needs as it struggles through a coal shortage sparked by a...

    Xinhua: China-built amphibious aircraft takes maiden flight
    May01

    Xinhua: China-built amphibious aircraft takes maiden flight

    BEIJING: China’s domestically developed AG600, the world’s largest amphibious aircraft, took its maiden flight ahead of schedule on Saturday from the southern city of Zhuhai, according to the official Xinhua news agency. The AG600 was designed to extinguish forest fires and carry out rescue missions at sea, Xinhua said on Saturday,...

    Austrian suspected of war crimes in Ukraine detained in Poland
    Apr30

    Austrian suspected of war crimes in Ukraine detained in Poland

    VIENNA – An Austrian man suspected of war crimes in the conflict between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine was arrested in Poland on Sunday, Austrian prosecutors said. The 25-year old is accused of “having killed… …read more Source:...

    Austrian suspected of war crimes in Ukraine detained in Poland
    Apr30

    Austrian suspected of war crimes in Ukraine detained in Poland

    VIENNA (Reuters) – An Austrian man suspected of war crimes in the conflict between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine was arrested in Poland on Sunday, Austrian prosecutors said. …read more Source: The...

    Tough Times: Merkel to Meet Putin Amid Difficult Times for Germany
    Apr30

    Tough Times: Merkel to Meet Putin Amid Difficult Times for Germany

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel will discuss key international problems during their upcoming meeting in Sochi, Kremlin officials said. In an interview with Sputnik, political expert Alexei Panin noted that Merkel is coming to Russia at a difficult time for her. According to the expert, during the meeting the...

    Russia: Petersburg metro blast sets off hunt for Central Asian terrorists
    Apr30

    Russia: Petersburg metro blast sets off hunt for Central Asian terrorists

    BISHKEK (TCA) — As the Russian authorities’ investigation of the April 3 bombing in St. Petersburg’s subway, allegedly organized and carried out by natives of Central Asia, has caused more questions than answers, we are republishing this article by Peter Leonard, originally published by EurasiaNet.org: There is work under way to lay...

    Boxing: Joshua stops Klitschko in 11th round of heavyweight epic
    Apr30

    Boxing: Joshua stops Klitschko in 11th round of heavyweight epic

    LONDON (AFP) – Young gun Anthony Joshua got up off the canvas to stop former champion Wladimir Klitschko Saturday in the 11th round of a heavyweight world title fight that is being hailed as an epic.In a tumultuous atmosphere at Wembley Stadium, 90,000 fans saw the undefeated 27-year-old add the World Boxing Association (WBA) title to his...

    Ukraine clings to nuclear power to meet energy requirements despite Chernobyl trauma
    Apr30

    Ukraine clings to nuclear power to meet energy requirements despite Chernobyl trauma

    Ukraine is still suffering from the trauma of the world’s worst civil nuclear accident at Chernobyl but has nonetheless turned the hazardous fuel into the backbone of its energy portfolio. The post Ukraine clings to nuclear power to meet energy requirements despite Chernobyl trauma appeared first on Firstpost. …read more Source:...

    Joshua wins world titles with 11th-round stoppage of Klitschko
    Apr30

    Joshua wins world titles with 11th-round stoppage of Klitschko

    Anthony Joshua delivered one of the great nights in British boxing annals by stopping Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko in the 11th round to be crowned IBF, WBA and IBO world heavyweight champion in front of 90,000 fans at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. …read more Source:...

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